Course Details

Building Services 2

Academic Year 2024/25

BTA002 course is part of 4 study plans

BPC-SI / S Summer Semester 3rd year

BPC-MI Summer Semester 4th year

BKC-SI Summer Semester 3rd year

BPA-SI Summer Semester 3rd year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction

Czech, English


5 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

To offer to students of all faculties

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Hygrothermal indoor climate and conditions for thermal comfort. Heat transportation theory. Concept of ventilation and heating buildings. 2. Method for calculation of the design heat load. 3. Heating systems and their parts. Divisions and principals of technical solution of heating systems. 4. Heating surfaces. Convective radiators. Floor heating und wall heating. 5. Basic kinds of fuels and energy. Energy sources. Solid fuel boiler rooms. 6. Gas boiler rooms. Chimneys and smoke – flues. 7. Central preparation of hot domestic water. Elements in boiler rooms and engine rooms. 8. Safety devices for heating systems. 9. Hydraulics and sizing of central heating systems, regulation fittings and circulation pumps. 10. Centralized distribution of heat, house station. 11. Direct electric heating and accumulation heating. 12. Heating systems method regulation in buildings. 13. The use of renewable and alternative energy sources and their impact on the classification of buildings.


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


Overall heat transfer coefficient building construction, preparing of blind matrix for drawing. Average coefficient of heat transfer, its evaluation, preliminary calculation of heat loss. Heat losses of individual rooms specified object. The dings of radiators, drawing of the floor plan, nominal and real performance of radiators. Pipeline systems in the floor plan, connection scheme of radiators. Design of heat source for family house and its location. Solution air inlet and flue gas. Diagram of the boilers. Design of piping distribution system and design of circulation pump. Heat and fuel consumption. Technical report. Central domestic water preparation. Gas boiler room to 500 kW - equipment design and layout. Safety devices for heating systems. Boiler room ventilation. The connection scheme for boiler room up to 500 kW. Diagram of connection of transfer station.